Baton Rouge Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. More Mississippi river sediment will mean more problems for Louisiana shrimpers: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Shrimpers and dock workers unload and measure shrimp at Ditcharo Jr. Seafoods in Buras, Thursday, May 18, 2017 and placed on a flatbed trailer. , age, English language skills, education and whether or not they or their family have alternative incomes.

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  2. Motorcyclist killed in high-speed crash on North Shore highway: state policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A motorcyclist was killed in a high-speed crash with a car near the border of Tangipahoa and St. Tammany parishes Wednesday afternoon , minutes after law enforcement fielded calls about a speeding biker on La. 22, according to state police Troop L. The crash, which occurred about 1:17 p.m. on La.

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  3. John Bel Edwards: I'm 'almost agnostic' about how Louisiana budget gets fixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said he is "almost agnostic" about what solution he and the Legislature use to fix the state's financial problems, as long as it provides long-term financial stability. that he is "almost agnostic" about how Louisiana solves its looming $1-billion-plus budget gap that opens up in mid-2018, as long as the state comes up with some way to stabilize its finances over the long term.

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  4. ACLU sues over prisoner interview rights in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A federal lawsuit accuses Louisiana prison officials of violating the rights of state penitentiary prisoners by banning them from talking about their crime in interviews. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit Tuesday in Baton Rouge.

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  5. South Tyler in Covington now open to 4 lanes of trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Four lanes of traffic flow along a section of South Tyler Street in Covington on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

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  6. Bill Cassidy becomes the face of failed GOP health care billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Bill Cassidy of Louisiana walked down a hallway flanked by three members of the Capitol Police, each ready to ward off protesters who might confront him about his health-care bill. It was an unusual day for the little-known Republican senator, spent shuttling from interview to interview, then to the Senate Finance Committee, where he would pitch his approach to dismantling Obamacare to his colleagues, and finally to a CNN stage where he subjected himself to a nationally televised, one-hour debate despite his bill's collapse hours earlier.

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  7. Planner chosen for Isle de Jean Charles resettlement siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Isle de Jean Charles - or what's left of it - is a small enclave of houses on a narrow, one-and-and-a-half mile long strip of land. As south Louisiana wetlands continue to sink and as sea levels continue to rise, the island has become a vulnerable environmental outpost ringed by a low levee.

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  8. How 1930s New Orleans architects envisioned an airport for the ages, "the embodiment of strength and vigorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Why? The Lakefront Airport, originally known as Shushan airport, is one of the best examples of art deco architecture in Louisiana and one of the last original terminal buildings from the golden age of aviation. The airport was designed in the early 1930s by the architectural firm of Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth, the same architects responsible for designing Charity Hospital and the Louisiana Capital building in Baton Rouge.

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  9. Discoveries Furniture on Magazine Street is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Discoveries Furniture on Magazine Street will close Oct. 8, 2017 and move to a new location in Baton Rouge. Owner Scott McKearn said "high overhead costs" made it impossible to keep the store open.

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  10. Chelsea Brasted named metro columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune since 2012, has been named metro columnist, writing about life in south Louisiana from her perspective as a 27-year-old woman living and working in New Orleans. In her new role, Brasted will cover "everything that New Orleanians care about, using every storytelling tool and media platform at our disposal," said Mark Lorando, editor of The Times-Picayune and Vice President of Content for NOLA.com.

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  11. New York Times executive editor: Support local journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, right, said the public should support local newspapers and other media outlets even if they are unhappy about staff reductions and other changes. The New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, right, said the public should support local newspapers and other media outlets even if they are unhappy about staff reductions and other changes.

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  12. 'We will get prayer back in our schools,' Attorney General Jeff Landry saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry wants to bring school prayer to public schools. at the Louisiana Family Forum gala in Baton Rouge.

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  13. LSU freshman Maxwell Gruver was found 'unresponsive' at fraternity house: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said an autopsy on 18-year-old LSU student Maxwell Gruver, pictured, showed a "highly elevated blood alcohol level." Gruver died Thursday, Sept.

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  14. John Bel Edwards tells universities to review hazing policies after LSU student deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging universities statewide to perform a "careful review" of their hazing, drug and alcohol abuse policies for university sanctioned groups after an LSU freshman died Sept. 14 in what the university described as a "potential hazing incident."

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  15. Another fraternity pledge is dead. Is it time to ban Greek life at LSU?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said an autopsy on 18-year-old LSU student Maxwell Gruver, pictured, showed a "highly elevated blood alcohol level." Gruver died Thursday, Sept.

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  16. 9 things to you need to know in Louisiana news todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    As U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy hunts votes for the latest GOP health care bill , the Louisiana Republican's campaign committee is using the legislation to flush out cash for his political treasury. Story by The Times-Picayune With a surprise budget surplus and options for using it limited by law, Louisiana officials are starting to ponder how to allocate the money.

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  17. Leah Chase and The Pro Bono Project have a ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Founded in 1986, the Pro Bono Project provides civil legal service through pro bono representation by private bar attorneys to low-income residents in a six-parish area. To support this, the organization hosted its 29th annual Justice For All Ball , Sept.

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  18. What should Louisiana do with its rare budget surplus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras, left, and Senate President John Alario, right, may not be on the same page with it comes to how a recent budget surplus should be spend. Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras, left, and Senate President John Alario, right, may not be on the same page with it comes to how a recent budget surplus should be spend.

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  19. Chalmette native Sara Nunez, 20, to compete in Miss Louisiana USA pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Chalmette native Sara Nunez has accomplished a lot of things in her 20 years, but now this dynamic young woman has her eyes on something a little out of her comfort zone - competing in this year's Miss Louisiana USA pageant . "I've never actually been in a pageant and I have about as much experience as Sandra Bullock in the movie Miss Congeniality, but I'm excited about all the new people I get to meet during this experience," she said.

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  20. Some good news in Louisiana budget: $100 million surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says state government ended the most recent fiscal year June 30 with a budget surplus of more than $100 million. Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says state government ended the most recent fiscal year June 30 with a budget surplus of more than $100 million.

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